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A mixed result in Nebraska

Climate change is included in the new set of state social studies standards for Nebraska — but in a way that misrepresents the scientific consensus on global climate change.

NCSE's Berbeco on teaching climate change

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NCSE's Minda Berbeco contributed "Getting the Science Right: Teaching Climate Change in the Classroom" to California Classroom Science, a publication of the California Science Teachers Association.

Antievolution legislation on the horizon in Indiana

Efforts to undermine the teaching of evolution are likely to be revived in the Indiana legislature, according to a columnist for the Lafayette Journal and Courier (November 10, 2012).

Climate of Doubt on-line

Climate of Doubt

Climate of Doubt, the Frontline documentary on the promulgation of climate change denial that aired on October 23, 2012, is now available on-line. The documentary focuses on how, over the last four years, climate change deniers mobilized, framed their tactics, and undermined public and political acceptance of the global scientific consensus on climate change.

Climate change in the American mind: September 2012

Yale climate poll 2012

Encouraging news about the level of public acceptance of climate change in the United States is at hand.

Polling climate change in thirteen countries

A recent survey (PDF) surveyed public opinion about climate change in thirteen countries: Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

NCSE's McCaffrey in The Earth Scientist

The Earth Scientist

NCSE's Mark McCaffrey contributed "Teaching controversy" (PDF, pp. 25-29) to a special issue of The Earth Scientist focusing on climate change education.

NCSE staffers in Nature Climate Change

Nature Climate Change

"Science literacy still matters" — a letter by NCSE's Mark McCaffrey and Joshua Rosenau — was published in the journal Nature Climate Change (2012; 2[9]:636; subscription required).

Discussing climate change in informal education

The New York Times

"With many zoos and aquariums now working with conservation organizations and financed by individuals who feel strongly about threatened habitats and species, managers have been wrestling with how aggressive to be in educating visitors on the perils of climate change," reports The New York Times (August 26, 2012).

Polling climate change in Canada

Canada

A new survey addresses the views of Canadians on climate change.

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